Notre Dame Cathedral: spire collapses in huge fire – live news

Latest news as world-famous French church suffers devastating blaze

7.30pm BST

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says London stands in sorrow with Paris.

Heartbreaking scenes of Notre Dame cathedral in flames. London stands in sorrow with Paris today, and in friendship always.

7.29pm BST

Reuters have reported that there are no known injuries yet, while authorities are still examining the cause of the fire, according to junior interior minister Laurent Nunez.

The Paris prosecutor’s office has announced it has started an inquiry, and Macron is to go to the scene of the blaze after he cancelled an address to the nation that he had been due to give later tonight.

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Source: The Guardian
Notre Dame Cathedral: spire collapses in huge fire – live news